AMIA: HIPAA Changes Needed to Permit Researcher Access to Patient Records

A leading healthcare informatics trade group wants Congress to amend HIPAA to allow researchers to gather data from patient records without permission from the patient.

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CDI Tips Developed to Maximize ICD-10-CM/PCS
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CDI Tips Developed to Maximize ICD-10-CM/PCS

CDI programs have a far-reaching impact on today’s data-centric healthcare system, and the implementation of ICD-10-CM/PCS will lead to an increased need for CDI expertise.

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Video: Ebola and HIM: Lessons Learned

The emergence of Ebola in the US brought unexpected challenges in privacy and information governance.

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Information Governance Practices Can Reduce Consumer Concerns about Revealing Social Security Numbers

As news of health data and credit card security breaches continue to make news, consumers are growing warier of sharing forms of identification with healthcare providers such as Social Security Numbers.

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Geisinger Health System Launches Genomic Patient Portal with NIH

Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health System recently announced the creation of an online patient portal that allows patients to enter the results of genetic testing.

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